Party Costume Ideas for Children

Costume characters at children’s parties are very popular. They make the get-together more interesting and certainly kids are ecstatic about dressing up as their favorite character. With party costumes, you can be sure everyone will have a fun time. Youngsters enjoy acting as their favorite character. They certainly want to be transported to places where they can be whoever they would like to be, whether it is a fairy who can grant different wishes or a superhero that competes and rescues damsels in distress.

There is a variety of party costume ideas for children available now.  Most of these party characters are from well-known mainstream media such as television shows and movies. Choosing a party character need not be a challenging task with all the options available. You already know your child’s likes and dislikes which you can use to your advantage when choosing a party costume. Listed below are some of the most popular party characters for children today.

Party Character Ideas for Boys

  • Harry Potter. Lots of young boys want to be the foretold boy wizard who will conquer the evil Lord Voldemort. Harry Potter is a character which has come alive from the books of British author J.K. Rowling to the big screen. There are various Harry Potter costumes available, complete with the wand and the broom.


  • Superheroes. There are several superheroes from comic books to the big screen which children love and the renewed interest in superhero movies has brought them back to popularity. It is usually the boys who love these superhero costumes and some of the most popular are Spiderman, Thor, Superman, Batman, Ironman and Captain America.


  • Ben 10. Ben 10 is a character on television which has been famous for many years. There are various Ben 10 merchandise sold today, including party costumes. One of the distinctive parts of the costume is Ben 10’s watch.


Party Character Ideas for Girls

  • Hermione. Hermione is another common character from the beloved Harry Potter series. She is the intelligent and close friend of Harry Potter and a lot of girls love her and would enjoy being her on their birthday. They would love to wear her Gryffindor robe, hat and wand.


  • Dora the Explorer is an American animated television series.  Although Dora loves her family dearly she spends little time indoors at home with them. Dora likes sports and very much enjoys the great outdoors.  She embarks on trips to discover something new or help somebody. She has a positive view of every character she meets even the mischievous fox. She gives others a chance to try new and different tasks and likes teaching her custom.  Dora the Explorer is a confident/positive character.


  •  Disney princess. Disney princesses are always a hit with little girls. After all, they often dream of marrying a prince and becoming princesses themselves when they grow up. They want to live in

    castles and wear beautiful gowns. What are some of the most popular Disney princess characters? Snow White, Belle from Beauty and the Beast, Jasmine from Aladdin, Rapunzel and Aurora from Sleeping Beauty. 

This list of party costume ideas for children is certainly a good choice today.  With a child’s endless imagination they will surely feel as if they are at a magical event acting like the character they truly enjoy and even dream about.  A party where kids can dress in their favorite party costume will certainly make the celebration extra special and memorable.





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